demenuser (c.1240)

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demenuser (c.1240)

[ FEW: 6/ii,132a minutiare; Gdf: 2,499a demenuisier; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1372 demenuisier; DEAF: ; DMF:  diminuiser; TLF: ; OED:  diminish v.; MED:  diminishen v,; DMLBS: 606c deminuere ]


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( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  si li donez trois foiz crepes [...] e quant noef jorz se sunt passez, si manjuce en demenusant un  i 79
( 1406 )  les marchants [...] ount [...] pur lour singuler avauntage demenusés les tonels & pipes d’oille graunt quantité de lour droiturele mesure d’assise  iii 596
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